• Europa League takes on added significance for Blues
• Chelsea have nonetheless to attain an away objective in 2019
Maurizio Sarri’s destiny as Chelsea’s head coach will in impact be decided over the rest of this month because the Italian seeks to persuade the membership’s hierarchy that he can get well some poise and nonetheless ship Champions League qualification for subsequent season.
Sunday’s humiliating 6-Zero thrashing at Manchester Metropolis, Chelsea’s worst defeat since 1991 and a loss which confirmed a drop from fourth to sixth place, has left Sarri clinging to his place solely seven months right into a three-year deal. The top coach will hope progress within the Europa League, beginning with Thursday’s knockout tie at Malmö, earns him time, given the competitors’s winners achieve entry into subsequent season’s Champions League.
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